26 February - 1 March 2018


How Are Identity Regulations Shaping The Digital World? In-Depth Overview Of PSD2, EIDAS And New Upcoming Identity Initiatives

GSMA Seminars

Date & Time

Tuesday, 27 Feb

16:30 - 18:30

Doors open: 16:00


CC1 Room 1.5


The seminar will focus on how technology and digital services are increasingly facing new challenges and opportunities to keep pace with today’s digital transformation. During this session we will explore how existing and upcoming regulations will affect users and the digital identity ecosystem. A number of distinguished experts from the industry, governments and regulators will discuss how regulations like PSD2 and eIDAS are changing market perspectives while creating an environment for innovative business models. The seminar will cover the role that Mobile Connect plays to conveniently identify and authenticate users online and how this is enabling trust, fostering innovation in digital services and strengthening security for online transactions. Experts will discuss the rise of interoperability and IoT, open API economy and the opportunity it represents to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.




16:30- 16:40

Introduction to the growing importance of upcoming regulations for digital identity and the use of data for a digital transformation

Katerina Megas, NIST


International Initiatives, shaping e-commerce

Ibrahim Rohman, UN University


A Smart Nation’s perspective on key trends for digital identity

Jacqueline Poh, GovTech

17.00- 17.10

eIDAS: enabling secure cross-border electronic transactions between businesses, citizens and public authorities in the Internet of Things

Andrea Servida, European Commission


Panel discussion: Mobile Connect and eIDAS 

Exploring the opportunities brought by eIDAS.

Key learnings from Mobile Connect eIDAS pilot participating countries.

• Gunilla Nordlof, Swedish Identification Board
• Jorgen Binningsbo, Difi Norway
• Miquel Estapé, Open Government of Catalonia
• Rikard Strid, Clayster
• Serge Llorente, Orange
• Marta Ienco, GSMA (moderator)


Q&A on Mobile Connect and eIDAS



Panel discussion: The possibilities brought by PSD2: an open API economy accelerator

• Elina Mattila, MobeyForum
• Michael Salmony, CAPS
• Oscar Mancebo, Telefonica
• Pascal Konig, Ecommerce Europe
• Marina Solin, GSMA (moderator)


Q&A on PSD2 and open API economy accelerator